New CAL Website set for launch July 15th
CAL is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of our new website on Tuesday, July 15th. With a clean, modern look and user-friendly navigation, our new website will be updated with the latest information about our research, projects, and resources. In the next few weeks, you will be receiving more information about the launch of our new website. Learn more.
Developing Academic Literacy and Language in the Content
Based on a 21st century approach to academic literacy that is aligned with todayís rigorous standards, this resource provides research-based strategies and practical, hands-on tools to help educators develop effective classroom activities. The package includes a comprehensive workbook supported by authentic classroom video and two complete unit plans on CD-ROM. Learn more.
CAL 2014 Institutes: Professional Development Opportunities in Washington, DC
CAL is continuing to expand its successful series of professional development institutes focusing on key issues for educators. CAL institutes provide research-based strategies and practical, hands-on tools and help teachers develop classroom activities that target the academic language demands of college and career readiness standards, including the Common Core State Standards. Learn more about each institute and register.
Education Connections: Teachers Working Together for English Learner Success
Join Education Connections, an online network of teachers that provides free resources and access to a community of peers for support and ideas as you implement standards-based instruction with your English learners. Visit the website and sign up for access to professional learning communities, resources, webinars, and lesson planning tools. Learn more.
Handbook of Heritage, Community, and Native American Languages in the United States: Research, Policy, and Educational Practice New!
This timely and comprehensive publication provides a state-of-the-art overview of major issues related to heritage, community, and Native American languages in the United States, providing a foundational perspective on how these languages are learned and used in a variety of contexts and outlining the importance of drawing on these languages as valuable national resources. Learn more.
Implementing the Common Core for English Learners: Responses to Common Questions
Many educators have questions about integrating the Common Core State Standards into content area curricula for English learners. This new brief, designed for practitioners, provides information and answers based on CALís practical experience and academic expertise on language learning and English learners. Learn more.